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Understanding and Combating Age-Related Eyesight Problems


As we age, it’s not uncommon for our eyesight to become impaired. A significant portion of seniors rely on glasses in order to see, but glasses alone shouldn’t be relied on to care for and maintain the health of your eyes. No one appreciates eyesight problems, of course, but for seniors looking to keep their […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Maryland


Maryland may be small, but the state boasts excitement, beauty and many quality assisted living options. Whether you choose to live in an urban setting near Baltimore or Washington, D.C., in the countryside or near the beach, many options are available, from luxury to affordable, modern to cozy Victorian, large managed homes to individually-owned facilities. […]

Specialized Alzheimer’s Care Assisted Livings


There are many assisted living facilities in the world today. Each varying in size and style, all provide care for the average senior who is aging and needs assistance with the activities of daily living. Many assisted livings (AL) are licensed, designed and staffed for care associated with general needs that go along with aging.  […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Michigan


Michigan is rich with natural resources, opportunities for outdoor recreation, culture and arts, entertainment, history and affordable, enjoyable retirement living. Senior care communities offer independent living, assisted living, specialized memory care, short-term respite care and more, from luxury to economy, rural to urban. The communities in this list are some of the best assisted living […]

What Sort of Exercises are Suitable for the Elderly?


Maintaining a regular exercise regimen is essential to staying healthy and living a long life. In fact, a study performed by Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the National Cancer Institute found that the more people exercise, the longer they tend to live. A mere 150 minutes per week of brisk walking can add roughly […]

3 Reasons to Love Retirement


Many people can not wait to reach the age of retirement and enjoy their golden years without the stress of holding down a career. Most people who choose to retire at the age of 65 have worked for the majority of their life and are ready to enjoy all of the carefree benefits that come […]

Helpful Bedroom Accessories for the Elderly


As we age the ability of our bodies to perform certain actions deteriorates, affecting people in terms of their physical and mental capabilities. However, one area in which many people do not immediately consider there to be a negative impact is the bedroom – even though getting in and out of bed, finding a comfortable […]

In-Home Care for Loved Ones: 3 essential skills


Across the nation there are approximately 12 million people that require some form of in-home care. Naturally, almost 70 percent of those people are over the age of 65. The key takeaway from this stat is that many of us may find ourselves in a situation where we will need to care for a loved […]

Spotlight on Caregivers of the Past Series


Comfort Keepers offers a great new resource for caregivers of the past. Comfort Keepers shines light on three caregivers that deserve particular attention for stand out experience.  These three women have shaped and molded the term “caregiving” into what it is today and Assisted Living Today wanted to shine light on their top notch work […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Kansas


Largely an agricultural state, Kansas lies an equal distance from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Hot summers and cold winters assure a year of changing seasons, and a variety of national parks, historic sites and both rural and urban living environments make Kansas a lovely place to retire. Senior care communities, from independent living to […]